Hip Arthritis

  1. Normal
  2. Start of disease
  3. Early Stage
  4. Mid Stage
  5. Late stage
  6. Very Late

Diagnosis and Staging

Pain
  1. Normal: pain level None
  2. Start of disease: pain level None
  3. Early Stage: pain level Mild
  4. Mid Stage: pain level Moderate
  5. Late stage: pain level High
  6. Very Late: pain level Severe
Mobility
  1. Normal: mobility level 100%
  2. Start of disease: mobility level 100%
  3. Early Stage: mobility level 75-90%
  4. Mid Stage: mobility level 50-75%
  5. Late stage: mobility level 25-50%
  6. Very Late: mobility level 10-25%
Daily Activities
  1. Normal: activity level 100%
  2. Start of disease: activity level 100%
  3. Early Stage: activity level 75-90%
  4. Mid Stage: activity level 50-75%
  5. Late stage: activity level 25-50%
  6. Very Late: activity level 10-25%
Exam
  1. Normal:

    Leg Shortening ➝

    Stiffness ➝

    X-Ray ➝

  2. Start of disease:

    -

    -

    Normal

  3. Early Stage:

    +

    +

    Mild

  4. Mid Stage:

    + +

    + + +

    Moderate

  5. Late stage:

    + + +

    + + + +

    Significant

  6. Very Late:

    + + + +

    + + + + +

    Bone-on-bone

Self help

Main Line Treatment Options

Non-operative
Operative

Alternatives - Limited evidence,not available on the NHS

All

Observation/ No Treatment

Observation /No Treatment

No treatment is guaranteed to work, sometimes diseases will still continue to deteriorate. Alternative treatment options may not be available in all Trusts